24 Results for tag: Marco Island Model Yacht Club

2015 RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship Regatta

The easy headline would be “Jim Kaighin tops field for fifth consecutive Marco Island win”. However, there is more to the story. Let’s start with the organizers of this year’s RC Laser Mid-Winter Championship at Marco Island bringing out a new format with a shorter duration and the class reacting with fifty ... More

Kaighin Wins 11th Annual Marco Is. Midwinters

2014 Marco Island Midwinter Championship Results The Marco Island Midwinter Championship, 2014 version, also belongs to Jim Kaighin from the Bahamas. Jim picked up Sunday where he left off Saturday and continued to open his lead on the rest of the field to win his 5th Midwinter Championship. Jim’s lead in the end ... More

Thank You, George Appreciation Regatta

George Domenech has been the longest running Sail RC Dealer in the USA and the only Commodore that the Marco Island Model Yacht Club has ever had. It has been George who has built the fleet over the last ten years and has organized (with help from fleet mates) the annual RC Laser Midwinter Championship. This year the Marco ... More

Pictures from 2013 North American Championship

Skippers and friends: Link below is a collection of some of the pictures from the recently held RC Laser North American Championship. Thanks to Sue Keller and Jim Flach for their contributions. There are more good pictures out there and I hope others will share with me so we can round out the visual library from this great ... More

Jim Kaighin Wins His Third North American Championship

The 2013 North American  RC Laser Championship goes to Jim Kaighin from the Bahamas. Jim sailed a 2, 2, 1, 3, 3, 5, 13 (throw out) day to win by seven points over Barr Batzer, from Lighthouse Point, FL. Barr actually had a one point lower gross score in this two throw out regatta. This was Barr's first regatta in an RC ... More

DAY TWO: North American Championships

Day two of the RC Laser North American Championship was a day of sail changes. The forecast from the "always accurate weather man" was 10-15 with more in the afternoon. That never really happened that way. A sails all morning in really nice comfortable east northeast winds and then the NW filled in and we sailed B sails ... More

Day Two from Florida: The Seeding Day from the North American Championships

Day Two in Florida stayed overcast and most skippers had a light fleece or sweater on as the sun never appeared. The locals said we "should have been here in February." Each skipper sailed two seeding races as the 26 competitors were divided into three “balanced fleets” to begin the regatta. Some of the newcomers to RC ... More

Jim Kaighin Wins The Mid-Winter Championship

Once again the Marco Mid-Winters Championship Regatta in Marco Island, FL did not disappoint the skippers as one of the finest RC Laser events ended today in blustery conditions and sub-70-degree temperatures. A storm front come through early Sunday causing a small postponment but PRO, Dave Brawner and his RC team ... More